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HIV/AIDS Rates Rise 45 Percent

The Health Ministry revealed today that new cases of HIV/AIDS in China rose by 45 percent in 2006. Last year China lowered its estimate of infected individuals by about 2,000 people, despite international warnings that the...

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HIV/AIDS in China

The INFO Project Blog has posted a video interview with Dr. Wang Ruotao of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Wang provides an overview of the occurrence of HIV/AIDS in China, where the disease may spread in...

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How Not to Fight HIV/Aids

On the Guardian website, Joe Amon takes a critical look at the Chinese government’s AIDS prevention efforts: More than 25 years into the global Aids epidemic, one thing we’ve learned is that you can’t fight HIV...

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China Says Estimated HIV/AIDS Cases Rise To 700,000 – AFP

From AFP: China is estimated to have about 700,000 HIV/AIDS cases, with tens of thousands of new infections each year, the government said Thursday, but activists warned the problem was far greater. “The result of estimates is that at the end of 2007, China will have about 700,000 HIV/AIDS cases, and 85,000 with AIDS,” Health […]

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HIV/AIDS Cases Soar In Beijing In First Half Year – Shan Juan

From China Daily: The number of new HIV/AIDS cases reported in Beijing in the first half of the year was almost as high as the total for 2006, a spokesman for the Beijing Association of STD and AIDS Prevention and Control said Thursday. Guan Baoying, deputy director of the association, said 563 new cases had […]

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China Reports Leap In New HIV/AIDS Cases – Reuters

From Reuters: China reported 18,543 new cases of HIV/AIDS in the first half of this year, state media said, near the number for the whole of 2006. Drug abuse was the main cause of new infections, Xinhua news agency quoted Han Mengjie, an official with AIDS Control Work Committee of the State Council, as saying […]

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Demography of HIV/AIDS in China – Bates Gill, Yanzhong Huang and Xiaoqing Lu

From Center for Strategic & International Studies website: … The possible evolution of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in China from localized high-prevalence populations to a more widespread, generalized epidemic poses a critical question for which there have been few good answers. China’s national surveillance system does not adequately scrutinize the general population for HIV, and the […]

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